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Mar 29 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Desert loop, AZ 
Desert loop, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Mar 29 2020
mazatzal
Hiking5.00 Miles 300 AEG
Hiking5.00 Miles
300 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Short loop near house, plus out to Pima.
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Mar 20 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Granite Mountain Loop Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 20 2020
mazatzal
Hiking6.00 Miles 820 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles   2 Hrs   25 Mns   2.67 mph
820 ft AEG      10 Mns Break
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners

Bootlegger - Saddlehorn - Granite Mtn loop - Bootlegger
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Wildflowers Observation Substantial
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Mar 17 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Saddle Mountain - AZT #22Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 17 2020
mazatzal
Hiking8.00 Miles 1,400 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles
1,400 ft AEG
 
Linked linked
Partners none no partners
The first part of passage 22 (just a bit north of SR 87 after the third gate) follows a two track for 2 miles.
Scouted an off trail route for possible new single track. The proposed route seems to work quite well but needs some fine tuning. Saw 4 deer and lots of water!
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Mar 15 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Boyce ThompsonGlobe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 15 2020
mazatzal
Hiking2.25 Miles 160 AEG
Hiking2.25 Miles
160 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Took an out of town visitor. Great flowers, perfect temps and lots of water.
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Wildflowers Observation Moderate
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Feb 27 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Little Saddle Mountain Trail #244Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 27 2020
mazatzal
Hiking1.00 Miles 50 AEG
Hiking1.00 Miles
50 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
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The old DPS site along the old Beeline near Cross F ranch is due to become an AZT access point with parking and a separate fenced area for camping. A group of us installed two vehicle barriers to allow foot access into the camping area.
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Feb 25 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Pine Mountain - AZT #21Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 25 2020
mazatzal
Hiking7.00 Miles 550 AEG
Hiking7.00 Miles
550 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
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Sredfield
Three of us hiked a little over three miles south from the Bushnell gate and cleared cat claw for about a half mile. Pretty windy with a few really strong gusts. Great day to be out though.
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water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water less than maxwater less than max Colcord Canyon Light flow Light flow

water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water less than maxwater less than max Kitty Joe Canyon Light flow Light flow
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Feb 20 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Black Hill Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 20 2020
mazatzal
Hiking12.00 Miles 785 AEG
Hiking12.00 Miles   5 Hrs   10 Mns   2.53 mph
785 ft AEG      25 Mns Break
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
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Black Hill - Serv Rd #4 - Dixileta - Whiskey - Turpentine - Black Hill - Granite Mtn - Granite Mtn loop - Bootlegger - Turpentine - Black Hill - Morning Vista - Monument
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Feb 13 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Black Ridge Loop - MazatzalPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 13 2020
mazatzal
Hiking7.60 Miles 2,001 AEG
Hiking7.60 Miles
2,001 ft AEG
 
Partners none no partners
We wanted to get the deadfall @hikerdw reported two weeks ago so we decided to do the loop up over Black Ridge and back to the AZT (no dogs / hunters heard or seen)
On the return we took care of one more down tree.
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water 1 out of 5water 2 out of 5water 3 out of 5water 4 out of 5 Brunson Tank 76-100% full 76-100% full
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Feb 06 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Latigo Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 06 2020
mazatzal
Hiking15.00 Miles 620 AEG
Hiking15.00 Miles   6 Hrs      2.69 mph
620 ft AEG      25 Mns Break
 
Partners none no partners
Latigo - Hackamore - Tarantula - Dare A Sarah - Scorpion - Powerline #1 - Snake Eyes - West Express - Hawknest - Broken Spoke - High Desert - Stagecoach - Cholla Mtn loop - Maverick - Watershed - Chuckwagon - Browns Ranch rd

Not many others out, great weather :)
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Jan 30 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Little Saddle Mountain Trail #244Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 30 2020
mazatzal
Hiking3.00 Miles 500 AEG
Hiking3.00 Miles
500 ft AEG
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners partners
Sredfield
A group of us went to remove a deadfall along the Little Saddle Mtn trail connector to the AZT #22. After making quick work of the deadfall we harvested 8 nice juniper posts to use on a future fencing project at the former DPS site (coming in a few weeks...)

Finally we scoped a potential future gate project at the Bushnell turnoff connector trail to the AZT - still in the planning phase but seems likely :)
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Jan 29 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Coyote Canyon Loop MSPPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 29 2020
mazatzal
Hiking3.90 Miles 370 AEG
Hiking3.90 Miles   1 Hour   20 Mns   2.93 mph
370 ft AEG
 no routes
Did this short, nice loop. Still some water in the little canyon. Got sprinkled on :)
Flora
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Saguaro - Crested
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Jan 27 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
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62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Spur Cross LoopPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 27 2020
mazatzal
Hiking6.50 Miles 1,250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles   3 Hrs   10 Mns   2.44 mph
1,250 ft AEG      30 Mns Break
 no routes
Took a visitor on this rocky loop :)
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Jan 24 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Latigo Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 24 2020
mazatzal
Hiking6.20 Miles 490 AEG
Hiking6.20 Miles   2 Hrs   55 Mns   2.48 mph
490 ft AEG      25 Mns Break
 
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Latigo - Rustler - Wrangler - Vaquero - 118th st - Latigo

Took out of town visitor on this loop.
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Fiddlenecks
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Jan 22 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
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62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Whiskey Bottle Loop - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 22 2020
mazatzal
Hiking4.80 Miles 430 AEG
Hiking4.80 Miles   1 Hour   40 Mns   2.88 mph
430 ft AEG
 
Whiskey - Turpwntine - Black Hill

Took an out of town visitor on this short loop.
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Jan 20 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Esplanade Trail - Sonoran Preserve NorthPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 20 2020
mazatzal
Hiking9.70 Miles 550 AEG
Hiking9.70 Miles   3 Hrs   45 Mns   2.77 mph
550 ft AEG      15 Mns Break
 no routesno photosets
1st trip
Apache Wash - Badger Brawl - Cliff Walk - Esplanade
Not as busy as I thought it would be. Three hikers/runners and maybe a dozen bikers.
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Jan 15 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
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62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Red Hills - AZT #24Payson, AZ
Payson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 15 2020
mazatzal
Hiking1.00 Miles 2,669 AEG
Hiking1.00 Miles
2,669 ft AEG
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
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scatdaddy
Sredfield
A group of us headed out to LF ranch to replace the old / broken sign for Saddle Ridge trail. On the way in we harvested a nice juniper post for the sign.
We got help from two of the ranch folks: Maryann and Noodle the calf :lol:
On the way back we harvested another juniper post for the signpost “inventory”.
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Jan 01 2020
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Black Hill Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 01 2020
mazatzal
Hiking8.00 Miles 570 AEG
Hiking8.00 Miles   3 Hrs      3.00 mph
570 ft AEG      20 Mns Break
 
Black Hill- ServiceRd#4 - Dixileta - Whiskey Bottle - Turpentine - Bootlegger - Saddlehorn - Granite Mtn loop - Granite Mtn trail - Black Hill - Morning Vista - 136th St Express - Monument

Nice views to snowy Mazzies :)
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Dec 19 2019
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
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62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Reavis Canyon - AZT #18Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 19 2019
mazatzal
Hiking4.00 Miles 650 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
650 ft AEG
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A group of us headed up Reavis canyon to clear a few large deadfall. One was an immense sycamore that took us over an hour to cut and clear!

Met one section hiker “hummingbird” doing Oracle to Sunflower, following on from her trip last year doing Mexico to Oracle :)
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Dec 11 2019
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
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62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Superstition Wilderness - AZT #19Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 11 2019
mazatzal
Hiking4.00 Miles 900 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
900 ft AEG
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scatdaddy
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A group of us went to the eastern Superstitions to do a bit of AZT work: Where the AZT leaves FR83 we split into two groups. Group 1 went a couple of miles down Cottonwood creek to clear debris/downfall and cleared brush on a bench to keep the trail out of the creek for another few hundred feet. Group 2 continued along FR83 to Two Bar TH and replaced a couple of burned signs.

After that we went over to Campaign TH to replace the broken Wilderness sign. We were following dozer tracks all the way in on a flowing Campaign Creek. About halfway in we met the dozer coming back out and chatted with him a bit. He informed us that we could get to the TH / Reavis School. It was a bit tricky in a few spots but we made it to the TH. So off we go to find the broken sign and check the post etc. Well... we find a very nice sign all fixed up :lol: A big thank you to whoever did the nice work!
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Dec 03 2019
mazatzal
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 Routes 32
 Photos 2,244
 Triplogs 1,111

62 male
 Joined Jul 28 2004
 Scottsdale, AZ
Cloudburst Trail - MSPNPhoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Hiking avatar Dec 03 2019
mazatzal
Hiking12.00 Miles 1,120 AEG
Hiking12.00 Miles   5 Hrs   20 Mns   2.44 mph
1,120 ft AEG      25 Mns Break
 no routes
1st trip
Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
Upper Ranch - Cone Mtn - Cloudburst - Hawksnest - Broken Spoke - High Desert - Stagecoach - Cholla Man loop - Watershed - Chuckwagon - Browns Ranch Rd

Fairly quiet when you get into the northern area. Quite a few pools still around.
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